Boat and Field Technician

Position Information

Conducting field research:
This position requires the applicant to conduct field
sampling/research from water bodies via a canoe or
motorboat. Employee will be expected to back-in trailers,
launch the motorboat, and operate it in the water.
Employee will be responsible for collecting and
processing water samples, operating water monitoring
equipment, driving to monitor sites, etc. As this is
outdoor summer work, employee will be exposed to heat,
rain, etc. Field days can be 12-16 hours long, but hours
will not exceed 40 a week.

Job Duties

• $13 – $15/hour (depending on qualifications)
• This position is full-time
• Projected start date: May 15, 2023
Application materials:
• A letter of application that includes a statement of what
interested you in the position, what are your future
professional goals, and any field, lab, and boating
experience you have.
• A curriculum vitae or resume, and unofficial transcript
• To apply email application materials to:
• Fatima Laraib
• Indicate position title in subject line
Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until
suitable candidates are identified.

Required Skills

• Some heavy lifting (~40lbs)
• Valid drivers license
• Experience trailering and operating a motorboat

Preferred Qualifications

Previous laboratory experience (preferably chemistry)
• Boating license

Other Comments

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